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US total nonfarm payroll employment disapoints and stocks dive again

News by Newsroom on 08:46 EST April 07, 2017
The latest NFP report released on Friday shows 98,000 were created last month, much lower thaan the 174,000 forecast.

ECB Draghi dispels rumours

News by Newsroom on 09:02 EST April 06, 2017
Speaking at the Watchers Conference organized by Goethe University, in Frankfurt the central banker has tried to end speculation that the ECB’s experiment with negative interests will finish before the end of the year after his counter part at the FED mentioned on Wednesday the US central bank might be ready by the end of the year to start shrinking its balance sheet.

ECB's Draghi press conference highlights

News by Newsroom on 08:46 EST March 09, 2017
Mario Draghi addressess the press after the ECB decided to keep policy unchanged at its March meeting.

Initial Jobless Claims rise in the US

News by Newsroom on 08:32 EST March 09, 2017
First time jobless claims rose in the US in the month of February.

What a crash after a good long run looks like

News by Simon Kazinsky on 04:49 EST February 27, 2017
The Mexican peso put an end last week to its continued decline and made a whooping 10% gain in just a few sessions against its US counterpart.

Dollar accelerates while euro dives

News by Allie Longford on 03:24 EST February 22, 2017
The dollar was king during the Asian trading session on early Wednesday.

Eurozone business growing at its fastest in 5 years

News by Newsroom on 06:59 EST February 21, 2017
Eurozone private sector and manufacturing growth accelerated close to a six-year high in February and job creation reached its fastest since August 2007, pushed by strong demand and optimism according to the latest IHS Markit's survey.

Euro-zone consumer confidence sinks to 3-month low

News by Newsroom on 12:18 EST February 20, 2017
The flash reading for Euro-zone consumer confidence indicator declined to -6.2 for February from a final -4.9 in January even lower than expectations of an unchanged reading at -4.9.

UK manufacturing strong in February and so are prices

News by Newsroom on 08:32 EST February 20, 2017
British manufacturers orders growing at the strongest pace in two years this month, but the fall in the value of the pound is pushing up prices sharply, an industry survey showed on Monday.

Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing hits six year high

News by Allie Longford on 09:06 EST February 16, 2017
Optimism is on the air as The Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank manufacturing survey rose to 43.3 in February, following an increase to 23.6 the previous month, the highest level since 2011.

Dollar strong but stocks lagging on Wednesday trading

News by Newsroom on 08:41 EST February 15, 2017
The dollar continues strong as we progress through the week while stocks take a break from their relentless spree.

Dollar marginally up as Yellen hints will not wait long for a rate hike

News by Newsroom on 11:37 EST February 14, 2017
The Euro trades lower on Tuesday against the dollar as most of other currencies and asset classes as FED chair Yellen hints the next rate hike in the US may be near.

Forex broker FXCM banned for life from CFTC and asked to pay millions

News by Allie Longford on 20:21 EST February 06, 2017
Yet another forex broker scandal emerges as FXCM agrees to withdraw its registration and never to seek re registering ever again with the CFTC, effectively banning it from operating in the United States.

Unemployment Rate goes through the roof in New Zealand

News by Newsroom on 16:50 EST January 31, 2017
The unemployment rate rose to 5.2 percent in the December 2016 quarter, up from 4.9 percent in the previous quarter, though employment and the labour force continued to grow, Statistics New Zealand said on Wednesday.

US pending Home Sales figures, the silver lining on Monday

News by Newsroom on 14:16 EST January 30, 2017
Against a backdrop of fear in the stock market, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Monday showing that pending home sales increased by much more than expected in the month of December.

Industrial production sees strongest rise in two years

News by Newsroom on 09:48 EST January 18, 2017
U.S. industrial production grew more than expected in December after the prior month’s decline, official data showed on Wednesday.

Eurozone retail sales dropped in November

News by Newsroom on 07:49 EST January 06, 2017
Retail sales in the 19 countries sharing the euro fell a seasonally adjusted 0.4% in November, reversing a 1.4% rise in October, which was revised up from the 1.1% gain previously reported.

Volatily picking up on Thursday

News by Newsroom on 12:44 EST January 05, 2017
Markets are starting to come out from the the quiet period at the turn of the year.

Oil spikes higher again as production cuts come into play

News by Newsroom on 08:53 EST January 03, 2017
Oil is rallying on Tuesday by more than 2% as the first days of the year see the enforcement of the production cuts previously agreed by the OPEC.

Euro-Zone and Chinese manufacturing sector growing

News by Newsroom on 05:09 EST January 03, 2017
Euro-zone’s final Markit manufacturing PMI came at 54.9 in December its highest in five years.

Euro and Swiss franc blast higher during the Asian session

News by Newsroom on 20:21 EST December 29, 2016
The Euro and the Swiss franc gained a couple of cents within seconds during the evening hours on Thursday while the Asian session was underway.

Stocks do not react to the initial jobless claims number

News by Newsroom on 08:53 EST December 29, 2016
The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits in the week before Christmas for first time fell by 10,000 to 265,000.

EURUSD continues heading lower

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 23:35 EST December 28, 2016
The euro keeps its soft tone this week versus the all mighty dollar.

House sales did not get the memo regarding the Trump bump

News by Newsroom on 10:19 EST December 28, 2016
After a good start of the day with consumer confidence unexpectedly rising there are some not so good news too on Wednesday.

Carry on with your Xmas slumber, nothing is happening in the markets

News by Newsroom on 14:38 EST December 26, 2016
With most of the world´s financial markets closed, Japan is the only reference for moves on the financial markets.

Russian Ambassador In Turkey Killed By Shooter Screaming

News by Simon Kazinsky on 12:30 EST December 19, 2016

U.S. services PMI unexpectedly falls in December but employment robust

News by Newsroom on 11:52 EST December 19, 2016
Activity in the U.S. services sector fell in December, dampening optimism over the state of the U.S. economy, according to preliminary data released on Monday by market research group Markit.

FED raises rate

News by Allie Longford on 14:46 EST December 14, 2016
The FED has done it! The central bank hikes by 25 Basis points as most analysts expected.

UK inflation hits two-year high

News by Allie Longford on 09:49 EST December 13, 2016
Inflation reached a two-year high last month according to official figures, with families squeezed by higher prices for clothing, food and petrol.

ECB extends QE program EURUSD sinks

News by Newsroom on 08:02 EST December 08, 2016
The ECB decided to extend the asset purchase program on Thursday beyond the scheduled end in April and until at least December 2017. The amount of purchases reduces though from 80 Billion a month to 60.